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52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 22: the beauty of the photogravure

This week’s inspiring illustrations post is about a photo-mechanical process which I’ve always found to be one of the most evocative ways or reproducing photographs using the permanence of ink: the photogravure. These are objects which need to be seen in person to be fully appreciated, as it is not only the rendition of the…

19 November 2012illustrations

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 3: An Evolutionary History of Photography

As part of our 52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations we will explore the Photographic Collection by examining the evolution of photographic processes as they are represented by our holdings. The aim is to underline the physical qualities of different photographic media and the cultural and commercial implications of advancements to these processes.  The reader will…

9 July 2012illustrations Photographic Collection